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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (07 May 2021)

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As of the 07th of May 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 592 626.

ProvinceTotal cases for 07 May 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape196 22812,3
Free State91 1815,7
Gauteng427 13326,8
KwaZulu-Natal337 13021,2
Limpopo64 0954,0
Mpumalanga78 8334,9
North West68 7024,3
Northern Cape41 5292,6
Western Cape287 79518,1
Unknown00,0
Total1 592 626100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 831 738. Of these 25 934 tests were conducted since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE6 071 61756%13 19051%
PUBLIC4 760 12144%12 74449%
Total10 831 738 25 934 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 67 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 0, Gauteng 13, KwaZulu-Natal 5, Limpopo 26, Mpumalanga 2, North West 0, Northern Cape 10 and Western Cape 10, which brings the total to 54 687 deaths. We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients, said Dr. Zwelini Mkhize.

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 513 202, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 588184 445195
Free State3 91183 1544 116
Gauteng10 741412 0314 361
KwaZulu-Natal10 420321 1695 541
Limpopo2 33661 452307
Mpumalanga1 40276 579852
North West1 72563 4053 572
Northern Cape91836 8523 759
Western Cape11 646274 1152 034
Total54 6871 513 20224 737

Vaccination Rollout

The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date is 381 171.

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